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Faculty of Arts and SciencesMolecular and Cellular BiologyVenkatesh Murthy
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Spring 2015-2016  (show academic calendar)W   10:00 a.m. - 4:59 p.m.
2  (show credit conversion for other schools)
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Microscopes of various sorts are used by most biologists, who typically buy these off the shelf. With a little knowledge, however, most biologists can build their own microscopes to do many of the things that the commercial ones do. In this  quarter course, you will learn to build an epifluorescence microscope and to acquire images using a computer.

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Cross Registration
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With permission of instructor/subject to availability

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